Private Barrel Selection Highlight: Bitters & Bottles, California

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Bitters & Bottles, a build-your-own bar craft spirits shop in San Francisco, California, recently collaborated with our team to hand select a 13-year-old Indiana-distilled bourbon finished in Pedro Ximénez sherry casks. There are a limited 125 bottles available of this lush and layered bourbon, bottled at a cask strength ABV of 52 percent. Enjoy the […]

How to Host a Holiday Whiskey Tasting

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Gathering with friends this season and looking to spread some holiday cheer? Consider hosting an intimate holiday whiskey tasting. Enjoy our whiskies with friends and family while sharing the finer points of tasting — not just drinking — our remarkable spirits. Touch on finish, notes, and more with the below guide…       Touch: A proper […]

Tasting Notes for Cigar Blend Batches #15-18

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An unprecedented four batches of Joseph Magnus Cigar Blend Bourbon were shipped to retailers and restaurants nationwide last week and will be available starting today.  Cigar Blend Batches #15 through #18 derive from the same “coupe mere,” or mother blend, which consists of 13 barrels ranging from 11 to 20-years-old. The coupe mere was created […]

Thanksgiving Classics with an Extra Kick

Thanksgiving bourbon cocktail recipes

You know and love the Thanksgiving classics — turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing… But most families have their own take or twist on each of these dishes and ours provides an extra kick. Check out some boozy takes on these Thanksgiving staples, thoughtfully curated from some of our favorites sources.       Cranberry Sauce with Bourbon  2 […]

5 Fall Drinks to Warm the Hands and the Heart

fall bourbon drink recipes

Our spirits are remarkable at any temperature. With colder weather on the horizon (or, in some cases, already here), we wanted to share our top five favorite ways to enjoy Joseph Magnus Spirits – hot. These drinks will warm the hands and the heart.    Honey Bourbon Toddy  2 tbsp. Honey 1 c. hot water […]

O-H-I-O Just Got More Remarkable

Joseph Magnus bourbon in Ohio

Ever since those carefully preserved bottles of 122-year-old Murray Hill Club whiskey were discovered by Joseph Magnus’ great grandson, we’ve dedicated ourselves to the idea of revival. Continued expansion and thoughtful branding have breathed new life into our spirits and, with that in mind, we’re excited to announce that Joseph A. Magnus spirits has expanded […]

Maintaining Quality Bourbon

When you choose to enjoy a dram of Joseph Magnus Bourbon, your choice honors the Magnus heritage of distilling, blending and finishing that began with the first bottle dated May 1892. Today, we are entrusted with what Joseph Magnus called, “the pride of the still,” which is why we strive to make every bottle you […]

Joseph Magnus Spirits Now Available in Pennsylvania

Joseph Magnus bourbon in PA

It’s official: Joseph Magnus spirits are coming alongside the Philly Cheesesteak and Rocky Balboa and will now be available for purchase to our neighbors to the North. Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell, Benjamin Franklin, and other great antiquities. Its rich history, like Joseph Magnus’, makes it a natural next home for our celebrated […]

National Bourbon Heritage Month

The meaning of heritage is a multi-faceted. In the most traditional sense, it means “inheritance.” But this definition can be extrapolated to mean “tradition” or “quality” as well. What does that mean for us? All of the above. The notion of heritage is deeply embedded into the lore and process of our spirits. “Quality” and […]

Late-Summer Gin Cocktails

gin recipes for summer

Summer never lasts as long as we’d like. The days are still hot, but the nights are getting brisk. Our team is warming up with our 114 Proof Vigilant Navy Strength Gin. Distilled with figs, fresh mint, lemon, hops, hibiscus, and hand-crafted harissa, this gin is savory, spicy, and smoky. Here a few cocktail recipes […]